Over the last decade or so, the business community has seen quite the surge in corporate-giving initiatives. After all, corporate social responsibility (CSR) naturally improves a company’s image. If you’re not a big corporation, which often has an entire team focused on CSR initiatives, you may be wondering what you can do to help others. Finding ways to give back can take a lot of creativity, but the following may help produce some ideas for your company.
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Creating a workplace philanthropy program is one of the best ways to improve a company’s reputation in the community. But workplace philanthropy, and the reputation that comes with it, also does a lot for a company’s ability to both recruit and retain talent. Learn how your organization can create philanthropic initiatives that benefit both the business and the community-at-large.
Part 1 of this series discussed the importance of customer appreciation and why having a strategy to show your gratitude is crucial to your business. We all like to feel valued and appreciated. In fact, 79 percent of customers want brands that “understand and care about” them. Customer appreciation ideas founded on a sincere desire […]
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” Cicero Every one of us wants to feel cared about – and this basic need applies across all areas of life. We want to know that we matter, that we make a difference. That we are seen by and acknowledged […]
Competitive wages are all well and good, and a raise now and then doesn’t hurt either, but relying solely on monetary rewards as declarations of appreciation can be shortsighted. While salary may be one of the first things candidates consider in a job, it’s not always why they stick around. For many people, it’s recognition. […]
Most businesses will tell you they recognize the contributions of their employees. When somebody on the team goes above and beyond, they offer up a raise, bonus, or title bump — oftentimes, right around an annual review or work anniversary. Any one of these rewards seems appropriate. After all, you should compensate for a job […]
Today’s workforce includes four to five generations, depending on the specific workplace: Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials – born 1996 and later Millennials or Gen Y – born 1977 to 1995 Generation X – born 1965 to 1976 Baby Boomers – born 1946 to 1964 Traditionalists or Silent Generation – born 1945 and before Millennials […]
Do you know how to select the staffing agency that will be the right fit for your requirements? We’ve got some pointers for you. Get started by addressing the questions listed here that you find most relevant to your specific situation. By doing your homework, you’ll be able to find the staffing agency best suited […]
There’s no shortage of articles stressing the importance of mentors — that well-connected, seasoned professional who’s always there for a little career guidance. But finding someone to take on that role is often as difficult as determining if someone will be the ideal mentee. After all, the mentor-mentee relationship is a two-way street. Both people […]
Good help, as they say, is hard to find. But it doesn’t always come down to those tangible skills we tend to talk about. Sought-after people often have a wide range of soft skills — and by “soft” we mean those interpersonal skills that make you…well, human. Sure, we’re all unique, and it’s your uniqueness […]